Meet Norman Petrik, one of AHA's top volunteers!
What brought you to be an advocate for the American Heart Association?
I have always been an advocate for lobbying, and after my heart surgery, that became important oo.
What issues or policies are you most passionate about and why?
Urging people to eat healthy and exercise.
What is your favorite advocacy memory or experience so far and what made it great?
Going to the Minnesota legislature with other AHA members to speak to my legislators.
What is your favorite way to be active?
Biking outside if it is safe, or using the fitness center at Minneapolis VH when I am there to visity heart surgery patients for Mended Hearts.
What is your favorite fruit of vegetable?
Orange and apple every day for lunch, lettuce salad for supper.